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Properties of Logarithms

Activity Overview

Logarithms are just another way of writing exponents. Just like exponents, logarithms have properties that allow you to simplify expressions and solve equations. In this activity, students Will discover some of these properties by graphing and confirm them with algebra.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF document and look over the information on the first page. Download and distribute the attached TI-Nspire document (.tns file) and student worksheet for use during the activity. A TI-Nspire document containing expected student results is also available for download.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.